Bodybuilding & Fitness are:
- Successful complimentary training for other sports
- Healthy lifestyle.
As sport, the IFBB organises more than 1,000 competitions worldwide each year, in which athletes from very young ages in junior categories to our master champions over 70, represent the maximum expectation of human physical muscular development in healthy harmony.
As complementary training for other sports, sport specialists have long known that weight-training and bodybuilding and nutrition techniques play an essential role in preparing athletes to compete at the highest levels in all Olympic and non-Olympic sports.
An adapted muscle development helps the athlete to achieve his/her maximum potential in every sport.
Bodybuilding and Fitness training techniques are pioneering and most sophisticated systems to achieve strong muscular development, adapted to the highest sport performance.
The Bodybuilding lifestyle is followed by millions of people worldwide. Regardless of age, sex, and previous physical condition, bodybuilding training and nutrition can help individuals to achieve balanced bodies with a proper control of body fat and in good health.
Bodybuilding weight training techniques are great allies of physiologists, physiotherapists and the medical community to prevent and recover from injuries and accidents and maintain the muscular body functions in better condition for a longer time.
Numerous scientific research already proved the great efficiency of fitness training and nutrition to prevent and / or reverse this process. The best visual example of it, are our athletes over 60 and over 70 years old, and their healthy muscular bodies.
The IFBB is pleased to be active in all these areas in the strong belief that physical health is a great contribution from sport to society.